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Oreve manadalloriar ad Campum Sophie, which concerns chiefly Peacelrw liquor ,d1chahbei, in which he clearly, plainly, and fully fhews the differcnce between it and the Mercury of the Philofophers: And rafly, a Treatife called Elenchu errorum in Arte Chemicd deviatium, which indeed is fo plain, fo full, and fo convincing a Book, that more cannot be defired: By thefe and the fore-mentioned Books, 1loon Attained the myfery of the Mercury, and by it the firft Whiteneff, and hope ere long to feethe R dneffein which the Au- thour would not infirut me, being by Solemn Vow obliged to the contrary, nei- ther to effe6t it himfelf, nor teach others for fuch a number of years, on wh'ch Condition he received that from a Ma- fier, which (having the Mercury) he might elfe have received from God by in- dutry; At laft I had liberty of him to communicate thee Manufcripts widh fome Friends, whom I heartily piced, to fee in what a flate they were uhey-were through the mifleading of divers Sophiflicll Au- thours and Receipts, who coveting the Copies F- I
phix, Copies, did fo wearily entreat me, that tiquor from the time I firft began to communi- ainly, cate them, I could never keep them at een it home ; whereupon partly, andpartly by And theearneft perfwafion of fuch who wanted rorum viriades threed in the Labyrinth of Al Ideed chemy, butchiefly aiming at the glory o :ing a God in it, I did by much entreaty at lat : By prevailwith my Friend, from whom I hac [loon them (ifI would ) to make them publikc and that others ( whom God hath eledled tc e ere fo great a mercy) may reap the fruit by Au- them that I cannot but with much thank- ig by fulneffe to God acknowledge my felf to , nei have received, who have at leaft feen an >thers ocular demonfration of the truth in my biThch own work (although I have not yet perfea- Ma ed the maftery) which will recompence my ) h pains, travell, and charge in fearch, as the )yin firft doth fatisfie my minde and judgement; M 4o For verily my work did not exceed the ver- (bm tue ofone upon a6. which advifing with my fee in Friend I had a fatisfa6tory Reafon, namely, that the white being not the utmoft period, Au. the work inthe fire will move beyond it, and gthe it is not eafieto difcern (but by long and oft :ople A 4 expe-